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Alumni Hall of Fame: 2011 Inductees


The UCLA School of Public Health Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 2002 to honor alumni with outstanding career accomplishments in public health, as well as those who have volunteered time and talent in their communities in support of public health activities. This year's inductees were honored in two categories: Lester Breslow Lifetime Achievement and Young Alumnus Achievement

Lester Breslow Lifetime Achievement Award

Kathryn Hall-Trujillo
Hall-Trujillo is the founding director of Birthing Project USA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the birth outcomes for women of color by providing practical support during pregnancy...
Robert Black
Black is the Edgar Berman Professor and Chair of the Department of International Health and director of the Institute for International Programs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Sam Downing
Downing recently retired as president/CEO of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, an integrated network of health care programs, services and facilities on California’s central coast.

Young Alumnus Achievement Award

Arthur Southam
As executive vice president of health plan operations for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Southam has national responsibility for marketing, sales, product development...
Peter Long
In July 2010, Long became president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Blue Shield of California. He previously held leadership roles at the Henry J. Kaiser...